Selena Gomez, Alexander Skarsgard and Other Celebs to Expect at SXSW

Matt Donnelly
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The annual South by Southwest (aka SXSW) festival packs Austin, Texas, with creative types from around the country to showcase the best in art, music, and film – which means Hollywood is in the house.

omg! has surveyed the schedule and here's a glance at which stars will be hitting the Lone Star sate.

The ladies (and gentleman) of "Spring Breakers" Opening weekend of the festival serves as the film portion of the program, which means big premieres. Director Harmony Korine will use SXSW to stage the U.S. premiere of "Breakers, " starring James Franco, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, and Ashley Benson.

A hunk of "True Blood" Indie darling Brit Marling's wrote the buzzed-about "The East," a film about a group of anarchists targeting major corporations. Cast members Ellen Page, Alexander Skarsgard, and Shiloh Fernandez will hit town to talk it up.

Magic Men Steve Carrell begins the long road to promoting the Vegas magician-themed "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone," co-starring Jim Carrey, Steve Buscemi, and Olivia Wilde.

Fashion Fans There's always a stylish fringe element at major festivals, and the Austin edge is bringing out "Parenthood" actress Joy Bryant. She'll host cocktails with denim makers True Religion and Elle magazine, with a special performance from DJ Mia Moretti and hip hop violinist Caitlin Moe.

Ala Mode Yahoo! Music will present the perfectly described synthpop gods Depeche Mode at an exclusive concert event on Tuesday.

Funny people Sarah Silverman and a slew of comedians are using SXSW to launch JASH, a new YouTube channel and content platform. Silverman, actor Michael Cera, and comedy duo Tim and Eric will host a barbecue brunch on Sunday to celebrate. Sketch comedy house Upright Citizens Brigade will also host a pop-up with several nights of shows, featuring founding member Matt Besser.

Save a horse It's not just big names headed down south, its Hollywood creature comforts as well. High-end taxi service Uber will bring its towncars and SUVs to the festival streets, and even offer pedicabs.

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